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  FOX    KTVU Morning News Early Edition    News  News/Business. New. (CC)  

    September 27, 2012
    5:00 - 5:59am PDT  

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the caldecott tunnel and you can see traffic is moving nicely and if you are driving that traffic looks good. let's go back to dave and pam. we do have exclusive pictures of police. clearing out an occupied camp, christian captain is there outside the federal reserve bank where they are fusing to -- refusing to stay away. >> you can see the year long used to be occupied by protesters and they are now replaced by a fence awning see some of those protesters returning to the site and just to the left of that you can see there is a large police presence here as well. that chain link fence is posted with a series of notes which police seized when they cleared
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the encampment just as they were settling down for the evening. they advised them they are break the law and illegally lodging and telling them the camp would be raided. they shut down market street and issued the crowd to dis-- issued a warning for the crowd to disburse. they took them to police headquarters and charged them. they started to filter back to the site and said the protest is not over. >> i can't speak for everybody, but as long as i am here, i will be out here doing this and you know, honestly except for people losing their stuff, it makes us stronger and i hope everybody sees that, we are out here for the long run. >> reporter: now coming back to the live picture, you can see there is in fact a large police presence and these are just two
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of the police cruisers monitoring the situation. they tell us this was a legal protest and we will continue to monitor the developments out here at the federal reserve building in san francisco. we will bring you the latest developments as they occur and for now we are live in san francisco. christian captain, ktvu channel 2 morning news. new information about that bold armed robbery about that safe way store in san leandro, late yesterday, police detained a possible suspect at a gas station in oakland. they impounded his van. five men walked into a safe way told everybody to get on the floor and stole money from the cash register. they had weapons. they are investigating into the oakland police department. they are evaluating how they comply with court ordered
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reforms handed down and now he is accused of making sexual advances towards the city administrator. no word on how this could affect the take over by the police department if necessary. the big story, nfl referee nightmare is over. the referee's association worked out a new deal ending that three month lock out. they say the regular refs will be back on the field tonight, good morning jeanine. >> reporter: good morning. we are here where many of the players are eager to get the regular refs back on the field and the coach is practicing for the new york to open it and end it from officiating. it has been there and several calls have been triggered
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buyout rage. two refs made different calls for seattle and green bay. green bay clearly intercepted the ball but they ruled it with a touchdown. >> either way, we need the real refs because this is football and green bay is not excited about their place of rest and i feel for them but we will still go out there and play football. >> reporter: the tentative agreement hippinged on pension and retirement ben -- hinged on pension and retirement benefits. reporting live jeanine della vega ktvu channel 2 morning news. a google representative was arrested after you tube refused
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to remove a video criticizing a mayoral candidate. google plants to appeal. the crisis in syria is getting far worse. rebels are attacking. there are opposition forces throughout the country. un estimates 700,000 refugees could flee from syria by the end of the year. new polls are out showing president barack obama improving over mitt romney nationwide. however polls show mitt romney has a substantial lead over president barack obama among one particular group of voters. we will take you live for the washington d.c. bureau. the push for high speed rail service will clear a very
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important hurdle. local lawmakers will enforce a $40 million grant cal train. it is -- grant for cal train. environmentists say they are switching to electric power and it will reduce emissions by 14 percent. >> let's check in on the morning commute, how is it looking sal? it looks good if you are driving out to the freeway 880 westbound, although it is getting more crowded by the minute. usually it happens in vallejo, that kind of thing. the bay bridge toll plaza, this traffic is moving a long nicely as you drive up to the bay bridge toll plaza, no major delays and no construction
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delays either. >> that traffic looks good getting to highway 17 and that is in nice shape to los gatos, thank you steve. we have some thick fog and there is a lot of fog on the coast, still a westerly breeze in place and temperatures are really not that hot. we cool down for many, but upper 40s to 50s. san jose is 54. san rafael is still holding on to 52. it is less than 10 now and that's assure sign for inland temperatures and it is at least the east bay inland temperatures. there is still a low on the coast. high pressure continues to build into the west and that will ensure temperatures. and the coast and the bay have
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to wait another day before they warm up. if everything continues to fall into place, we will get a north east whipped and the fog should clear out and not everybody in on this -- not everybody is in on this one. clouds towards the east bay and upper 80s for some to near 90s. no big changes friday, we warm up saturday and sunday and if there is a warmup on the coast it will happen then. a big fire causes major damage to a bay area school and why some say that california's fire code may be to blame. there is a little bit of fire in our picture, i will tell you more about that coming
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up in our morning commute.
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. they are raising questions about the california fire code. they were there earlier this month and it burned an hour before it was reported. now the school has many portable classrooms but it does not have a monitored fire alarm. state laws do not have spring letters and those -- sprinklers
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and they can call for help even if nobody is on the campus. they will hear a defense on marriage act. they are looking into whether same sex marriages should be abandoned or preserved. they have recently struck down the law and the obama administration no longer defends it. the ruling is not expected for months. a couple from new jersey is suing after their picture was used in an antigay attack in colorado. they took their photo without their permission and wrote a caption across it. it was used on mailers against a republican state lawmaker and the group has made no comment on that lawsuit. in election news, president barack obama seems to be
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widening nationwide. allison burns is there to talk about one group that seems to be rallying behind the republican nominee. >> reporter: mitt romney is going to be meeting with veterans in ohio and they have a recent poll which shows a double digit lead over obama with veterans. he and his running mate stepped up their calls against looming defense cuts. >> we believe in peace through strength and we believe that when america's military is strong, america is safer. >> reporter: the obama campaign points to oil polls which show the president consistently has strong support from veterans and many veterans are part of the 47% of americans who he has criticized for not paying
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income taxes. >> i don't believe we can get very far for the veterans who never take responsibilities for their own lives. >> reporter: allison burns, ktvu channel 2 morning news. we are now hearing from the man who survived the avalanche. he is an extreme skier who grew up in livermore. an much - livermore. the fast moving snow took them 650 feet down the mountain while they were still in their sleeping bags. he said he tried to dig out two of his friends but he could not find them. >> unfortunately, i could not help them and i had to start thinking about my own life. >> three more people are  missing and presumed dead. more than 60 people died on that mountain since the team first climbed it.
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threats of a boycott made in a san jose market over its decision to use e.verify. >> they say they had no choice to comply with a homeland security request to check the eligibility of its employees. they are suggesting they stop using that e-verify or face another boycott. another defogging will continue to get rid of west nile virus. they will be on balfor road and it starts at 7:00 tonight. this may help you wake up, you want a local cup of coffee? they will be giving away large
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coffees, lattes cappuccinos between 6:00 and 7:00 a.m. they call it coffee free day and it comes ahead of national coffee day which is saturday and that's when crispy cream will offer coffee with no charge. >> that is our days to have the excuse to drink more coffee, i guess, right sal? >> every day is national coffee day. >> it is when you get up when we do. let's take a look at highway 24, national traffic free day, that would be cool. up to the call could the -- caldecott, that is moving well and it looks good in oakland at the bay bridge toll plaza and they are off to a good start and no major problems getting onto the bridge. also looking at the south bay
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and the traffic here all the freeways are off to a good start. 5:15 let's go to steve. we have a couple of tweets coming in, paulson, there is no fog here and there was a lot of fog in san jose and brandon said cold, damp 4 degrees. man, that is cold. 40s and 50s on the temperatures, anything less than 10 is at travis is and that is assure sign it will warm up away from the coast. if there is a band high pressure is building in it will be warmer inland and i tell you the sun is getting lower and inland temperatures
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look like they are on fair way up as we get to the weekend and there is a big old fog bank on the coast. 60s and 70s coast and bay. oakland 68, 84 concord after yesterday's 78. 86 napa hill and there is a lot of mid-70s even on the peninsular which has been really nice. no big changes, they carry it sunday and monday as they make it to the coast we'll see more tomorrow. european markets are starting the trading day after reports of china, they ejected it into his system. they closed with a 6.2% and nearly the other markets had
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smaller gains. across the board the dow jones industrial average and nasdaq and s&p 500 is down. they are delaying the online sales in the country. they will start u.s. online next summer and it comes as they reported a lower than expected third net profit, $549 million. they blame the bad weather and economy. but i know stores are opening in the area. they have a documentary about oakland's hyland hospital. >> oh, my g-d, i was just moved by it. >> what the producers hope you see. it is one of the largest fires in the south bay and how they planned to mark that event. >> get the morning's top
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. welcome back, 5:23, the decades long time, they recently got a source that was
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buried at a house, the same time they disappeared back in 1975. a radar test confirmed something is buried with a slab underneath that house. later this morning, they have testified as it is set to begin. she is a former san francisco police crime lab tech anything and she is accused of stealing after after today's testimony ends, court will recess and closing arguments are set for monday. a new documentary about hyland hospital is getting oscar buzz. the waiting room premiered last night and it went through the eyes of patients and hospital staff. they hope the documentary will spark new dialog about healthcare problems in the u.s. >> we wanted to show the film
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as the reality in the struggle that both patients and institution are going through. >> the film opens here in the bay area next month. the time is now 5:24, sales tax is going up, and that includes residents at hercules. they will start paying sales tax at three-quarters% and in sonoma it goes to 8%. it is a one percent increase in all four of those cities. well a popular south bay district is celebrating its 10th anniversary. exactly one month before it was due to open, the biggest fire raged through dozens of stores and housing units. this weekend, many are donating 10% of their revenue to the fire department's trust in
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honor of fire crews. they will be speaking at a kickoff tonight. time now 5:25 will this get you to where you are going, sal? >> where are the roads going? >> right now we are starting with a look at the commute on 280, that looks nice getting on to highway 17 and you can see traffic is moving a long well. also the morning commute looks good on the sunole grade, be careful as you drive around. >> that is true, there is a lost thick fog and very thick as pockets reduce visibility and temperatures are stuck in the up you are 40s and 50s. we have a cool down near 90 and some for upper 70s, 60s and 70s, coast and bay.
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steve? time now 5:26, a wild chase in san francisco. why they did not react after chasing after a stolen backpack. >> and the coach in albany middle school, we will tell you what he is accused of doing and how they will respond. police cleared out an occupied camp, we will get you a live report and show you exclusive pictures of what happened overnight. i'm a professional stylist
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. good morning, it is thursday september 27th, i am dave clark. >> it's just about 5:30, time to check in with steve paulson. >> boy, there is some thick fog. >> a few areas are missty around the -- misty around the coast, 50s, 60s and 70s, we'll see about the five-day forecast coming up. here is sal. good morning, san mateo bridge with no major problems and also the morning commute looks good on southbound at the oakland coliseum, let's go back to the desk. developing news -- we have developing news in downtown san
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francisco. a handful of occupied protesters were kicked out of federal market and they were kicked out and came back. the city has now put up -- you can see for yourself, the city put up a temporary fence to keep them out and keep them from coming back. in the meantime we have exclusive video of what happened in that raid. this happened just before midnight in san francisco. police arrested about two dozen people and they also handed out leaf let's and have been warning the occupiers they would be arrested if they did not leave. they are facing charges of illegal dodging. and now -- illegal lodging. now claudine wong is at the school with the details, claudine? when school starts, the
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kids who used to be in, they will find themselves being taught by a substitute teacher teaching entirely different classes and then tonight there will be a meeting at the library so parents can ask questions about what exactly happened. all we can tell you at this point is we know this teacher was arrested at his home in albany on one charge of lewd & lascivious conduct with a child under 14. he whats been -- he has been part of this community for several years. he has been a coach and student council adviser as well as a teacher with several different classes here at the school. now the police department says the arrests came after recent reports of an inappropriate relationship between him and a
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former student. he was arrested and was booked in alameda county on $100,000 . now this morning, albany police are asking for information from individuals who may have information about inappropriate conduct from this man including former students and players on teams he has coached. this story is still developing and lots of information is coming up. ktvu channel 2 morning news. a lot of parents were upset about not be notified about a weapon being brought to school. they say a boy reportedly a 5th grader threatened to hurt classmates if they told anybody he was carrying a weapon. the incident happened last wednesday butler's did not go
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-- but letters did not go out until this week. an ipad was stolen near fillimore and sacramento streets. it ended where the suspects crashes at haze and beau canon. one of the suspect's grabbed a backpack and then he jumped into the getaway car. then the suspect slammed into several cars including one mini- van seriously injuring another driver and the debris hit a little boy at the playground. >> i was scared, you never know if there are guns in this neighborhood. i ran into one of the stores, and i thought i don't need to see it, i just want to be safe. >> the boy is expected to make a full recovery we are told. three people were arrested but
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they did not overreact. >> they say the city has been hit by a string of robberies. officers say they found a young man inside a car who had been shot multiple times. his name has not been released and so far there is no word of a motive or any arrests. it does appear the victim was targeted which is what investigators are saying. the latest crime spike is the reason behind the event. it begins with a rally in march up and down south 1st street. organizers want the city to know they want something done about the crime spike and will work with police to increase patrols. two east bay lawmakers are calling for an oversight hearing on the refinery fire in richmond. last month's fire injured three
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employees. nancy skinner and lanni hancock says more needs to be done to say this should not happen again. they issued an alert about the pipe failure which caused the fire. now it has been an ongoing debate whether or not treasure island is to blame for some people's health problems. they have more on how it can finally provide answers on who is calling the home. >> can we talk football now? >> now the nfl referee lock out is over. we will hear more on how the teams are reacting. and now we are back here at the headquarters for the 49ers where you can see ongoing construction at the new stadium. we are told they are back at ohio practicing for their game against the new york jets but
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many of the players here have been eager to get the referees back on the field. last night they reached a tentative agreement to end the lock out from oh anybody waiting. -- officiating. several of their calls have triggered outrage and on monday night, they made calls between seattle and green bay. many say green bay intercepted the ball but a referee ruled it was a touchdown. >> that is a league matter and they will handle that, as players we can't focus or worry about that. we have the game plan, finishing through the week. >> this tentative agreement hinged on retirement benefits for the official to end part- time employees for the league and they will be officiating between the cleveland browns and baltimore ravens and we are
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hoping to catch up with fans later this morning. ktvu channel 2 morning news. while that sports despite is settled, we have another one. the nhl lock out, that may last for months. the hockey players union have a negotiating meeting tomorrow. they are affecting local businesses that rely on hockey for their sales. bars around the hp pavilion say their sales are losing a lot of money and some cases they say they are up to 50% for the income. >> let's check in with sale for a look at traffic. pam, dave? >> -- sal? >> now out to east bay 4 westbound, it is a nice looking drive and you can see it is stretching across the camera moving from bay point to
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concord. but it is not enough to affect drivers and you can see it is busy in san job. bay bridge toll plaza no major problems coming into san francisco. traffic looks good, also looking at the livermore valley, westbound coming up to caster valley, let's go to steve. we have a lot of fog, santa rosa, reduced visibility, napa as well. crocket, oakland, come together caldecott and also on the coast. but we have thick morning fog and some of that will retreat back to the coast and stay there. warmer for some, and for some reason every time we have a warmup it seems to be the east bay. staying cool by the coast, upper 40s for some, san rafael
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still at 52, concord 53. so... >> westerly breeze all the way to the delta, another sign ,along with with that high pressure squashing fog it will be warmer away from the coast. we are waiting for the high to build and coast will cool down and north wind kicks in by the weekend. coast has been dealing with a lot of fog. it is also a sign of inland temperatures and looks hot. temperatures will make it to the coast. warmer inland up to the east, up towards santa clara valley as well. 60s and 70s and 80s, clear lake and again ukiah, walnut creek, 67 alameda, hayward 73 degrees.
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some mid-80s from santa clara valley and 50s and 60s on much of the coast. and we will have 77 in palo alto and also woodside. not a lot of change. we'll see if it makes it to the coast but it could be hot this weekend. well, a san jose man is now defending himself after being accused he is trying to poison his girlfriend. well, he said it was really in the woman's bottled water. and the company websites were hacked. how this is affecting websites and we have more on what the hackers will do next. and southbound 101 between novato and san rafael, nice looking drive, we will tell you more about where the traffic is beginning to get slower.
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rd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation.
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. good morning, lots of fog out there, it also means once it burns off, some hazy sunshine, especially inland and still cool by the coast. here is a look at some of the top stories we are following, just hours ago, san francisco police raided an occupied camp at the federal reserve bank. about 2 dozen protesters were cited and released. a temporary fence was put up to keep them from coming back and they did come back about 90 minutes ago. also, a teacher at albany is facing child sex abuse charges. he s arrested yesterday morning and he is accused of
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having an inappropriate relationship with a former student. some happy news, the nfl lock out is over. y-you heard me right, we have attentive -- yes, you heard me right, we have a tentative zeal and nfl referees will be back on the field tonight from the cleveland browns they play the baltimore ravens. they say a man was harassing a man on a flight from southern california. he grabbed a woman's hair and told her he wanted to kiss her. he then began pacing down the aisles and he said they will be charged with interference with a flight crew. more cyber attacks are being confirmed. they had trouble accessing company websites and they are claiming responsibility for recent attacks on the wells far
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and chase -- wells fargo and chase web with sites and this will continue until the profit mohammed is removed from the website. his parents talked about the memories of their son. muslim protesters killed ambassador stevens earlier this month and she found out about it while she was in yosemite. >> after the initial shock you are number and you do what you need to do and what needs to be done. >> they created a non-profit organization and they talk about how he campaigned for don't mock as i all over the middle -- didn't mock as all over the -- democracy all over
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the middle east. san francisco health officials tell the bay citizens they may start gathering health records and they plan on checking to see if contractors in the area made any errors. he is accused of trying to poison his girlfriend and has been released from jail and has not been charged. care givers reported he tried to kill his 63-year-old girlfriend by giving her bottled water containing chlorine. he said that water contained a mineral supplement that can cure almost any disease even cancer. >> we can all try to correct it, but the up side is, the positive publicity. >> he says he himself takes the
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sunment for -- supplement for heart disease. he tried to lawyer a girl into -- lure a girl into his car. a man approached a girl on bah- hah drive and asked her if she wanted to get in. last week a similar looking man exposed himself to a 15-year- old. take a look, he is described in his late 20s or early 30s . they are spending the week of what is their second home. they are practicing out of youngstown ohio. and the owners of the 49ers. their long road trip is staying focused after that tough loss to the vikings.
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they spent a week between two road games and you can watch this sunday morning at 10:00 when they play the new york jets. >> 5:48 is the time. sal, what are you keeping an eye on now? >> he will with, we are looking at the commute just waking up, if you will, i want to show you the golden gate bridge looks good and there is not much of a drive here. it is a cool looking picture here. it looks like a painting. westbound bay bridge, there is a crowd in some of those cash lanes as you are driving up and if you are driving from livermore to cast valley, it is a nice looking drive. as you just touched on it, napa, crocket, they are all reporting thick fog and,in fact, it is getting thicker until 7:00 or 8:00.
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most of it should stop burning off and you may have to deal with reduced visibility. but what areas that don't have fog are on the cool side. we need a cold front coming through to sweep all of this out and warmer towards the east bay and most inland areas, it will stay cool by the coast. 40s and 50s, 53 couldn't correction and san jose had a huge fog bank. -- 53 and san jose had a huge bank. it will clear out most of that fog and it will smash down to 200 feet.
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by today, a little bit warmer, forecasted highs upper 50s to near 90 degrees and it is all over the place. novato 78, clear lake 91, venetia 74. walnut creek to brentwood livermore 88 and san leandro 72, lower 80s los gatos, 62 and 76 in fremont. woodside palo alto, san mateo, 50s and 20s and in the -- 60s and in the coast, too much fog. we cooled down and we ramped up big time and we'll see if it makes it to the coast. >> just a few minutes ago, they report worse than expected news about the economy. it dropped more than 13% in august. that is the biggest decline in more than three years. trucks and aircraft is to blame. gas prices will be at record
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levels for early october and gas prices remain stubbornly high. the experts say we probably will not see gas prices start to drop until mid-october or even later. they were stoned and they were driving a bus. >> i guess i was high and didn't know it. >> he was telling a bizarre story of how they were stoned and the reason they say it was something they ate. and a big earthquake, no matter where it happened, it can affect people around the world.
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. good morning, very, foggy, it is warming up on the coast and bay. and in the indian ocean this year, it affected more people than first thought. it hit indonesia in april and it triggered other quakes around the world. here in north america, there were four big earthquakes shortly after that inn dough
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nearbyian -- inn dough nearbyian -- indonesiaian quake. many are paying off college debts or at least they were in 2010. that is the most recent years where stats were available. higher college costs and increasing enrollment are the reasons. they are settling a lawsuit. each of the 21 protesters will receive $30,000 and a written apology from the school. the university will pay to the plaintiffs' attorneys. they are trying to improve police response tactics in the future. they unknowingly ate brownies before their shifts. they say the dispatcher gave
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them brownies but did not tell them about the special ingredients. two ended up in the hospital and a third ended up pulling over. >> i was dry mouthed and gigelling... >> they are looking into the allegations of the driver's claims. that is frightening. it is looking like a movie with the fog on our road right now. >> it is foggy and steve has been talking about it all morning and we have noticed it in place like the golden gate bridge so if you happen to be driving in fog, use regular low beams. let's go out and take a look at 880. that traffic looks good getting up to highway 17. the bay bridge toll plaza, a
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little bit of a crowd, this is filled in so you have a little bit of time. 5:57 let's go back to the desk. there is disturbing information about the big fire at a peninsular school. why fire crews took so long to get there. also it happened just hours ago, san francisco police just moved in and ktvu channel 2 morning news has the exclusive video. good morning, it will be foggy for some but we will have the details coming up in two minutes.
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. a teacher is behind bars and we will tell you what he is accused of doing and we will tell you more about the meetings being held tonight. a fire at a bay area school is raising new questions about california's fire code. and the nightmare is over, the real refs are back on the field, the